|George Parker, Owen Sound, Canada.|
Normally a violin and guitar maker, turned to making
steering wheels for ships. These were made of teak or walnut,
and consisted of 50 various wood components.
Photographer unknown. Collection of S.P.H.S.©.
- Saltwater People Historical Society
- San Juan Islands, Washington State, United States
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11 November 2014
❖ HANDMADE WHEELS for the LIBERTY SHIPS ❖ ❖ 1943
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